Grand Rapids (Michigan) : Health Conditions and Public Awareness Report

According to year 2015 data published by CDC, out of 188040 adults living in Grand Rapids around 61489 adults are suffering from High Blood Pressure. We have gathered information from government databases about health of adult population of Grand Rapids and tried to bring it here to make you aware of that. Awareness at the right time can save you from future health conditions.
  • City : Grand Rapids
  • State : Michigan
  • Location : (42.9614815414, -85.6556858473)
  • Adult Population : 188040

Major Health Conditions among people of Grand Rapids (Michigan)

  • Around 61489 adults in Grand Rapids are suffering from High Blood Pressure. It makes around 32.7% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 60737 adults in Grand Rapids are suffering from High Cholesterol. It makes around 32.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 54156 adults in Grand Rapids are suffering from Arthritis. It makes around 28.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Physical Health of around 27078 adults in Grand Rapids was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 14.4% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 26326 adults in Grand Rapids are suffering from Teeth Loss. It makes around 14% of adult population of this city.
  • Mental Health of around 25950 adults in Grand Rapids was not good for more than 14 days during year 2016. It makes around 13.8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 20684 adults in Grand Rapids were suffering from Asthma during year 2016. It makes around 11% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 20496 adults in Grand Rapids are suffering from Diabetes. It makes around 10.9% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 15043 adults in Grand Rapids were suffering from COPD(Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) during year 2016. It makes around 8% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 12411 adults in Grand Rapids are suffering from Coronary Heart Disease. It makes around 6.6% of adult population of this city.
  • Till year 2016 around 11847 adults in Grand Rapids were suffering from Cancer(except skin cancer). It makes around 6.3% of adult population of this city.
  • Around 6581 adults in Grand Rapids have suffered from Stroke at some point in their adult life. It makes around 3.5% of adult population of this city.
  • Kidneys of 6017 adults in Grand Rapids were not functioning properly due to Chronic Kidney Disease till year 2016. It makes around 3.2% of adult population of this city.

Unhealthy Behaviors found in people of Grand Rapids (Michigan)

Following unhealthy behaviors were reported among the adult population of Grand Rapids
  • 68635 adults, i.e. 36.5% of adult population of this city, are suffering from lack of sleep, which means they are sleeping for less than 7 hours per day.
  • 67318 adults, i.e. 35.8% of adult population of this city, can be categorized as obese. However we have categorized it into unhealthy behaviors, but now obesity is a disease, so these people fall into diseased category in modern terminology. Know your obesity level using our BMI Calculator
  • 47010 adults, i.e. 25% of adult population of this city, are physically inactive. Physical Inactivity as a behavioral trait can be an invitation to various diseases.
  • 39300 adults, i.e. 20.9% of adult population of this city, are currently smoking. If you want to know how much damage smoking has done to you, then you may use our Smoking Damage Calculator.
  • 36668 adults, i.e. 19.5% of adult population of this city, are indulged in binge drinking, which means they are drinking more than 4 or 5 drinks in a single session.

Preventive Measures taken by people of Grand Rapids (Michigan)

Following preventive measures were reported by the adult population of Grand Rapids to keep them on safer side. It is something good which should be further improved.
  • 79.8% of women in age group of 21-65 have gone through Pap Smear Test during year 2016.
  • 76.8% of women in age group 50-74 have gone through Mammography during year 2016.
  • 138021 adults, i.e. 73.4% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Cholesterol Screening.
  • 136893 adults, i.e. 72.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Annual Checkup.
  • 123730 adults, i.e. 65.8% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Colorectal Cancer Screening.
  • 122038 adults, i.e. 64.9% of adult population of this city, regularly went for Dental Visit.
  • 113952 adults, i.e. 60.6% of adult population of this city, are taking Blood Pressure Medication to keep their BP in check. Read New High Blood Pressure Guidelines by American Heart Association
  • 39.3% of adult men above the age of 65 are up to date on a core set of clinical preventive services: Flu shot past Year, PPV shot ever, Colorectal cancer screening.
  • 31.9% of adult women above the age of 65 are up to date on a core set of clinical preventive services: Flu shot past Year, PPV shot ever, Colorectal cancer screening, and Mammogram past 2 Years.
  • 14.3% of adult population in the age group of 18 to 64 have not taken health insurance. In other words 85.7% adults in 18-64 age group have taken health insurance, which is a good thing.

Reference : https://chronicdata.cdc.gov/

Disclaimer : The data used in this page is extracted from the public database provided by CDC on their website. The number of adults shown in the above data are approximate figures. If you find some stats inaccurate then you may verify them from https://chronicdata.cdc.gov/ .
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